India's Problem Is Rape, Not Uber

Police escorting the hooded Uber driver following his court appearance on rape charges Photographer: Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

The alleged rape of an Uber passenger by her driver in New Delhi on Friday and his arrest over the weekend is another sad chapter in India’s ongoing battle with violence against women. While official statistics suggest the country witnessed 25,000 rapes in 2012, survey evidence suggests numbers perhaps 10 times as high.

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